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“What’s The Cause Of My Aching Back! ” Signs You May Be Suffering From Sciatica 4 Ways to Quickly Relieve SCIATICA Sciatica is a very common condition that affects 10% of the population . Sciatica is defined as pain that follows the course of the sciatic nerve. However, many people suffer with other sciatica like symptoms including low back pain, foot pain and even numbness in the leg. These symptoms can be signs of other back problems such as mechanical low back pain or even herniated discs.
How do you know if you have sciatica? • Tenderness or sharp pain into the buttock muscles • Numbness, tingling or pain that travels down the back of the thigh • Constant pain that may originate in the low back, but travels mainly down the back of the buttock, thigh, calf and even foot • Pain that feels better when lying down but worsens with standing, walking or sitting
“ Most any type of exercise can reduce your risk of low-back pain by between 25% to 40%.” - JAMA Internal Medicine, Jan. 2016
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